25 Clever Houseplants in Mason Jar Ideas

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Have a look at some of the most beautiful Houseplants in Mason Jar Ideas that will surely tempt you to grow them like this as well!

Check out this listicle to get an idea of how you can also grow your favorite plants, like herbs and succulents, in cute mason jars!

Here are the best plants you can grow in jars and bottles


How to Water Plants in Mason Jars?

When watering plants in mason jars, which typically lack drainage holes, it’s essential to exercise extreme caution. Only add a minimal amount of water, ensuring it doesn’t accumulate at the bottom. Check the moisture level of the soil carefully by feeling it with your fingers, or use a moisture meter and water sparingly only when it feels almost dry to the touch.

To prevent overwatering, consider using specialized tools like a watering syringe or a turkey baster to deliver water directly to the root zone without water pooling at the jar’s bottom. These tools enable you to add water gradually and with control, ensuring the soil remains moist but not waterlogged.


Houseplants in Mason Jars Ideas

1. Herbs in Mason Jars

Clever Houseplants in Mason Jar Ideas

Small shallow-root herbs, starter plants, or cuttings can easily be grown in mason jars.

2. English Ivy in a Small Mason Jar

English Ivy in a Small Mason Jar

You can easily grow an English ivy in water in a mason jar. Learn how to do this here!

3. Wandering Jew in a Mini Jar

Wandering Jew in a Mini Jar

The very famous inch plant is a perfect choice for growing in water. We have a detailed DIY post on it here.

4. Chinese Money Plant in a Tall Mason Jar

Chinese Money Plant in a Tall Mason Jar
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Ever wondered this very famous good luck plant can be grown in mason jars too in both soil and water.

5. Flowers in Colorful Mason Jars

Flowers in Colorful Mason Jars
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Small flowering herbs and annuals are good for this purpose.

6. Handmade Mason Jar Macrame Wall Hanger

Handmade Mason Jar Macrame Wall Hanger
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DIY a macrame plant holder following one of these tutorials here for your plant in a mason jar.

7. The Green Trio!

The Green Trio manson jar
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You can even decorate the mason jars with ropes.

8. Hanging Mason Jars with Trailing Plants

Hanging Mason Jars with Trailing Plants
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Good idea to showcase plant cuttings and pups planted recently.

9. Succulents in Hanging Mason Jars and Parcel String

Succulents in Hanging Mason Jars and Parcel String
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The ability to survive in dry soil and shallow roots make them a perfect contender for planting in a mason jar.

10. Succulent in Mason Jar Wrapped with a Jute String

Succulent in Mason Jar Wrapped with a Jute String

Doing this can make your mason jar planter more beautiful.

11. Mason Jar Succulent Planters

Mason Jar Succulent Planters
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Always grow small succulents in mason jars as they don’t take up much space.

12. Philodendron in Small Mason Jar

Philodendron in Small Mason Jar

Heart leaf Philos are perfect for this purpose. Check out more philodendron growing ideas here.

13. Succulent in a Mini Mason Jar

Succulent in a Mini Mason Jar

The Jade plant becomes a nice mason jar plant. You can even gift it!

14. Coleus Cutting in a Mason Jar

Coleus Cutting in a Mason Jar
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For a colorful addition, try propagating coleus in mason jars.

15. Snake Plant

Snake Plant in manson jar

You can even grow a snake plant in water.

16. Herbs in Water

Herbs in mason jar  Water ideas
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Check out the list of herbs that can grow in water here.

17. Herbs in Tall Mason Jars

Herbs in Tall Mason Jars
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Always use big mason jars to grow herbs.

18. A Green Delight!

A Green Delight in mason jar
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Growing a plant in water in a mason jar saves from worrying about root rot and water logging.

19. Large Foliage Plant

Large Foliage Plant mason jar
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Big foliage plants, like some smaller varieties of alocasias, can be grown in mason jars too. Here’s more about it!

20. English Ivy Hanging Mason Jar Planters for Front Door

English Ivy Hanging Mason Jar Planters for Front Door mason jar
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Discover more front-door plant ideas here.

21. Mason Jar Planters on a Wooden Board

Mason Jar Planters on a Wooden Board
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That is a neat idea if you want to copy.

22. Succulent Mason Jar Planters with Terra Cotta Saucers

Succulent Mason Jar Planters with Terra Cotta Saucers
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Saucers making them more appealing.

23. Variegated Plant in a Mason Jar with Pebbles

Variegated Plant in a Mason Jar with Pebbles

Variegated plants look good in mason jars. Discover more such plants here.

24. Pothos in a Glass Jar

Pothos in a Glass Jar

Pothos is probably the number one houseplant to do this; you can learn more about it here.

25. Spider Plant in a Tall Mason Jar

Spider Plant in a Tall Mason Jar
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Spider plant pups can be planted in water in mason jars. Here are some more spider plant ideas worth checking out!


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